Kazakh-European relations became stronger for last decades – President of European Council

October 25. KAZINFORM. BRUSSELS

Dimash Syzdykov

Kazakh-European relations became stronger for last decades - President of European CouncilThe Kazakh-European relations have become stronger for the last decades. President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy said it upon the completion of the meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

According to him, Astana and Brussels succeeded in establishing system of effective bilateral dialogue including the dialogue on the issues of human rights. ‘Kazakhstan and the EU have considerably strengthened cooperation in such spheres as trade, investments, transportation, power industry, environment, etc. In 2009 we renewed our agreements on partnership that was the basis of our bilateral relations. I am glad to see that this process develops in a successful way’, Mr. Rompuy said.

Besides, the President of the EU Council noted that the current visit of Nursultan Nazarbayev to Brussels was a good proof of strong cooperation between Kazakhstan and the EU.  He also reminded that it was the second meeting with the President of Kazakhstan this year. ‘I hope we will see each other again at the OSCE Summit in Astana on December’, he added. 

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Kazakhstan bears special responsibility to promote stability and security in region – President of European Council H. Van Rompuy

October 25. KAZINFORM. BRUSSELS

Dimash Syzdykov

Kazakhstan, as one of the most developed countries in Central Asia, bears a special responsibility for the promotion of stability and security in the region. President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy has said it after the meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

“Today we have discussed regional issues, problems connected with Central Asia. We strive to make our relations with the region stronger and deeper, and Kazakhstan plays a key role in this area”, Mr. H. Van Rompuy said.

He noted that at the meeting with N. Nazarbayev he emphasized an important role of the coming OSCE Summit in Astana. “This event will define further activity of the organization after the Kazakhstan’s chairmanship”, he noted.

Besides, the European Council President stressed that from the very beginning of the Kazakhstan’s chairmanship in the OSCE the European Union supported the idea of developing a principled agenda for this Summit and the need to achieve concrete results. “This must help strengthen the OSCE and allow to find new solutions to the security problems in the OSCE space”, Mr. Rompuy resumed.

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